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Canmore Museum & Geoscience Centre

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Address: 902B-7th Avenue, Canmore, Alberta TIW 3K1, Canada
Phone Number: (403)678-2462
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Mon - Tue 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wed - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Very small "museum" that dedicates majority of it's space to the flood of June 2013. The devastation of the flood was unbelievable but what was inspiring was the selflessness of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
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Drumheller
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7 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

If interested in the Canmore floods, get place for info. I thought it could have contained a more diversive amount. The basement had just been flooded and some artifacts were destroyed or away for repair. Hoping to have info about mining, stories on the families of the area.

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Very small "museum" that dedicates majority of it's space to the flood of June 2013. The devastation of the flood was unbelievable but what was inspiring was the selflessness of the human spirit as Canmore community came together as one to help one another. Entrance fee is free or whatever you'd like to donate.

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Saint Thomas, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

While visiting Canmore and Banff, Alberta on our 50th anniversary trip, we visited the Canmore Museum & Geoscience Centre. The main part of the museum is currently devoted to the devastation and reconstruction from the recent flooding in the area. What the people in the area did was nothing short of amazing, and the pictures really told the story. Well... More 

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Cameron Park, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

It was an interesting trip! It was destroyed in the 2013 flood, and they are trying to get things together! They have a gift shop...many pictures, many photos, etc.

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mt baldy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

The museum had had a flood so there was a temporary display about the flood of 2013. Very interesting and informative. It really did a good job of demonstrating the power of nature. Worth a walk through.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

This place suffered a terrible Natural Disaster, and the way the people came together and help to make it not tragic is remarkable. The men with the diggers and the back hoes, the people who helped move items up floors to make sure not too much was lost and how everyone did not stop till they were exhausted is a... More 

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Canmore, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Not much to see, but I'm glad Canmore residents are proud of their history. Staff at the little (and expensive) gift shop is awesome.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Still limited displays due to flood damage. But the displays that they have are well done. Public washrooms are avalible as well. The staff was very helpful. The museum it self was informative. Overall worth the donation also it will help them get back to full capasity.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

So limited displays. I'm sure it will be great when it's got everything up and running again. Glad we dropped in.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Small exhibit, admission is by donation. They have been flooded twice recently, so in my opinion they are coping well. Hope to see more exhibits the next time we are out this way.

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